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October 30, 2014

Meet Suri: Is She NEXT?

by Kelly Young

Each month, we will introduce you to someone who fits the profile of the women we hope to serve through the NEXT Initiative. You will meet a wide variety of women who we hope will inspire you with their tenacity, strength, and bold outlook on life. This month meet Suri.

October 28, 2014

What Would Wendy Yerkes Tell Her 18-Year-Old Self

by Women's Fund

Women's Fund made a bold announcement earlier this year regarding funding for emerging adult women, ages 18-24. As a way to create a connection with the new initiative called "NEXT" we have asked several women to answer the question: "What would I tell my 18-year-old self?" Their responses will be posted monthly. This month Wendy Yerkes shares what she would tell her 18-year-old self.

October 21, 2014

Dispelling the Myth That Hunger is Just an Issue for Indy's Homeless

by Women's Fund

Recently GO participants dug a little deeper into the issue of homelessness by examining food insecurity as part of a larger challenge for those living in poverty. One youth shares her perspective on the issue.

October 16, 2014

Geena Davis Speaks About Gender Equality

by Kelly Young

Actor Geena Davis was the keynote speaker for The Power of Women's Fund Philanthropy last week - and I'm a bigger fan than before. One thing she shared: "Girls need to see more women as leaders, asserting themselves and being in charge of their own destinies." Find out what else she talked about.

October 14, 2014

Are You Financially Frugal? Tips from Female Financial Advisors

by Women's Fund

Jody DeFord (OA Class 2) admits to being frugal and wants to live debt free - she's not alone. In today's blog, she shares the tips on finance and financial planning from some of Indy's top financial advisors.

October 9, 2014

Getting to Know Juliana Meyer

by Women's Fund

Meet Juliana Meyer - she's a doctor, OPTIONS alum, active Women's Fund volunteer, philanthropist - and she can tell the year, make and model of muscle cars.

October 7, 2014

A Snapshot of The Power of Women's Fund Philanthropy Event

by Women's Fund

Last week, Women's Fund hosted The Power of Women’s Fund Philanthropy, featuring Academy Award winner Geena Davis. Here's a "snapshot" of the event.

October 2, 2014

Legal Services Necessary to Break the Violence Cycle

by Julie Koegel

During Domestic Violence Awareness Month (October), it's fitting to highlight the amazing work one Women's Fund grantee is doing to "make the victim as whole as possible."

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